Day: November 22, 2020

[email protected] November 22, 2020

Eight people were hurt in a shooting at a mall near Milwaukee on Friday afternoon, the authorities said. Dennis McBride, the mayor of Wauwatosa, Wis., said that the shooting happened at the Mayfair Mall and that those hurt did not have life-threatening injuries. He said it was not clear that those hurt were gunshot victims. […]

[email protected] November 22, 2020

Ginger Floerchinger-Franks typically invites 10 people to her home in Boise, Idaho, for Thanksgiving dinner and cooks the entire meal herself, including her specialty, pumpkin soup. But the pandemic has forced her to devise a new plan: a socially distant potluck. Three households will each prepare a dish, and Ms. Floerchinger-Franks will shuttle the platters […]

[email protected] November 22, 2020

Ginger Floerchinger-Franks typically invites 10 people to her home in Boise, Idaho, for Thanksgiving dinner and cooks the entire meal herself, including her specialty, pumpkin soup. But the pandemic has forced her to devise a new plan: a socially distant potluck. Three households will each prepare a dish, and Ms. Floerchinger-Franks will shuttle the platters […]

[email protected] November 22, 2020

WASHINGTON — Advisers to President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. are planning for the increasing likelihood that the United States economy is headed for a “double-dip” recession early next year. They are pushing for Democratic leaders in Congress to reach a quick stimulus deal with Senate Republicans, even if it falls short of the larger package […]

[email protected] November 22, 2020

Guitar Center, the country’s largest retailer of musical instruments, filed for bankruptcy protection late Saturday night. The company, which was struggling to compete against online rivals even before the pandemic, was hit hard when it was forced to temporarily close most of its stores earlier this year. It entered Chapter 11 restructuring proceedings in the […]

[email protected] November 22, 2020

The drug maker Pfizer said on Friday that it had submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, setting in motion an accelerated regulatory process that could allow the first Americans to get a vaccine by the middle of December. Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, […]

[email protected] November 22, 2020

PARIS — The French government on Friday declared it was postponing Black Friday, as it moved to quell a nationwide rebellion by shopkeepers who say that Amazon has been stealing business from them during France’s coronavirus lockdown. Black Friday, the U.S. import that has been embraced by European retailers as the quasi-official kickoff to the […]

[email protected] November 22, 2020

Kerala Police Act: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has defended the amendment to Act. (File) Thiruvananthapuram: The amendment to the Kerala Police Act “will in no way be used against free speech or impartial journalism”, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said Sunday, while defending an ordinance that the opposition alleges could be used to muzzle a free […]

sa[email protected] November 22, 2020

Chinese village ‘Pangda’ on Oct 28, 2020 compared to construction on Dec 8, 2019. High-res: here and here New Delhi: High resolution satellite imagery accessed by NDTV indicates that in addition to setting up a village more than two kilometres within Bhutanese territory on the eastern periphery of the contested Doklam plateau, China has built […]